Kamal Jafarnia

Kamal Jafarnia

  • Business Law, Securities Law, Real Estate Law
  • Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, Texas
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Biography

Until Spring 2021 Kamal Jafarnia currently served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Artivest Holdings, Inc., which position he has held since October 2018, and as Chief Compliance Officer to its Investment Management business at the Altegris Advisers. Prior to Artivest, Mr. Jafarnia served as Managing Director for Legal and Business Development at Provasi Capital Partners LP. Prior to that, from October 2014 to December 2017, he served as Senior Vice President of W.P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), as well as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Carey Credit Advisors, Inc. and as Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of Carey Financial, LLC. Prior to joining W. P. Carey Inc., Mr. Jafarnia served as Counsel to two American Lawyer Global 100 law firms in New York. From March 2014 to October 2014, Mr. Jafarnia served as Counsel in the REIT practice group at the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. From August 2012 to March 2014, Mr. Jafarnia served as Counsel in the Financial Services & Products Group and was a member of the REIT practice group of Alston & Bird, LLP. Between 2006 and 2012, Mr. Jafarnia served as a senior executive, in-house counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer for several alternative investment program sponsors, including, among others, American Realty Capital, a real estate investment program sponsor, and its affiliated broker-dealer, Realty Capital Securities, LLC. In addition, Mr. Jafarnia has served as a non-executive independent member of the board of directors of Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) since January 2013. Mr. Jafarnia received an LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation in 2011 from Georgetown University Law Center, located in Washington, D.C., a J.D. degree in 1992 from Temple University, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a B.A. degree in Economics and Government in 1988 from the University of Texas at Austin.

Education
Georgetown University Law Center
LL.M. (2011) | Securities and Financial Regulation
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Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D. (1992) | Law
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1988) | Economics
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Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
ID Number: 407066
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 444092
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Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
ID Number: 388764
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2509735
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 00787757
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Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Securities Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Farsi: Spoken
Contact & Map
Houston, TX, USA
Telephone: (713) 927-8082
Lonsdale Investment Technology, Inc.
335 Madison Avenue
5th Floor, Suite B
New York, NY 10017
Cell: (713) 927-8082